Jason Pohl in his home workshop

Jason Pohl: From Designing Video Games to Orange County Choppers and Beyond

Jason Pohl calls himself a “pretengineer” because he’s self-taught. Trained as artist, his design work has taken him from creating video games to actually designing and fabricating parts for Orange County Choppers. He moved into CAD design and working with CNC machines, creating custom parts for motorcycles in-house. Jason has boundless energy and enthusiasm as […]


Humanmade SF

A Conversation with Ryan Spurlock A refugee from TechShop in SF, Ryan Spurlock took what he learned there and applied it to a new makerspace called Humanmade, located in the design district of San Francisco. Two things stand out about this makerspace. One is how it was funded: a local developer whom the City required […]

Maker Faire Long Island

The Magic Never Died

Maker Faires are slowly coming back. Maker Faire Long Island, after not happening for two years, took place in June at Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson Village. Everybody was happy to come back, said co-producers of Maker Faire Long Island, Angeline Judex and Lisa C. Rodriguez. Angeline is the Long Island Explorium’s Executive Director […]